Getting the most from your fundraising events 

02nd November 2023

Events fundraising is a great way to raise that all-important unrestricted income (funds that you can spend on whatever you like, such as that leaking roof repair or a new [...]

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Three reasons why digital fundraising should be part of your fundraising mix 

10th October 2023

According to Statista, nearly 98% of adults in the UK are internet users and 90% have a smartphone. Online marketing is now one of the most effective, and cost-effective, ways [...]

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Crafting your Christmas fundraising campaign  

11th September 2023

We know it’s September – but planning for the holiday season now will give you the best chance of making a big impact with a creative and heartfelt fundraising campaigns. [...]

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What type of organisation are you?

07th September 2023

As part of our Lottery Project, we have been advising a local organisation facing a common dilemma- whether to register as a CIC (community interest company) or a CIO (charitable [...]

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Legacy Fundraising for Small Charities 

03rd August 2023

Legacy income for charities reached £3.85bn in 2022 and, with the UK’s ageing population, this is likely to remain stable. However, around two thirds of adults don’t have a will [...]

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Getting your fundraising mix right 

10th July 2023

Did you know that, according to the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, in the UK:  Individual donors – in other words, the UK public – gave £12.5bn to charity. This included [...]

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Building relationships with local businesses 

05th June 2023

Charities – you’re in a strong position, whether you know it or not. Increasingly, businesses are focussing on their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – meaning they want to:  Find ways [...]

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Raising funds from retailers

05th April 2023

Many high street shops and big brands want to support their local communities. While the grants they offer are often fairly small, they are also often easier to apply for [...]

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Easter donations

06th March 2023

It’s early March and thoughts are turning towards Easter. Donating Easter Eggs for families and others who are struggling can give them a real boost. We can connect businesses to [...]

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Email marketing top tips

21st February 2023

Email marketing – sending emails to people that either raise awareness or funds for your cause – is one of the most effective forms of marketing. The potential for email [...]

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